The best security measures are those that you establish for yourself. With practice,
they become a part of your everyday routine. Although there are no guaranteed methods
to insure that nothing will ever happen, there are some steps you can take to greatly
minimize the risk. Here are a few suggestions:
IN RESIDENCE HALLS
Always lock your door when you leave your room. Even for brief periods.
Do not prop open exterior doors. Residence halls are locked 24 hours a day for your
Do not allow anyone to use your identification card. Your ID gives access to residence
Report any suspicious activity or persons to your RA or Campus Safety.
Always lock your car. Do not leave valuables in plain view.
Never run in secluded areas alone.
Lock your bike through the frame with a high quality locking device.
Do not consume alcohol if you are under 21. If you are 21 or older, drink responsibly
and never drink and drive.
Be aware of your surroundings.
OUT AND ABOUT
Always let someone know where you are going and an estimated time of return.
Travel in groups.
Make sure your mode of transportation is reliable.
Invest in a cellular phone.
Do not give personal information to strangers.
Do not accept drinks from people you don't know.
OTHER IMPORTANT NUMBERS
Ashland Police 798-1227
Counseling Center 752-7270
Dept. Motor Vehicles 367-0538